Katie Orlinsky is a photographer from New York City. She received a B.A. in Political Science/Latin American Studies from the Colorado College. Her long-held interest in international politics and a desire to raise awareness on social and humanitarian issues led Katie to journalism, and upon graduation she moved to Mexico where she got her start as a photographer.
In 2012 Katie completed her Masters as a Stabile fellow in Investigative Reporting at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is currently a contributor with Reportage by Getty Images and regularly works for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde and various non-profit organizations around the world. She received the Alexia Foundation First Place Student Grant in 2012 and the POYI Emerging Vision Incentive award in 2011 for the body of work “Innocence Assassinated: Living in Mexico’s Drug War.”